Tag: Vajpayee


New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s mortal remains were consigned to flames with full state honours today at Smriti Sthal in New Delhi. The 93-year-old BJP stalwart breathed his last at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) yesterday in the national capital after struggling with health ailments for nine weeks. Several foreign […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Bollywood pays tribute to Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Mumbai: From Lata Mangeshkar to Amitabh Bachchan, the sad demise of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee has put all in pain. His demise led to an outpouring of tributes from the Indian film industry. Here’s what they said. * Lata Mangeshkar: Rishitulya purva pradhan mantri Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayeeji ke swargwas ki vaarta sunke […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
When India scripted history in Pokhran under Vajpayee's leadership

Jaipur: Twenty years ago, India scripted a success story on May 11 and May 13, 1998 when five nuclear tests were performed in Rajasthan’s Pokhran under the guidance of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who had assumed power only a little while ago. It was a completely secret exercise only known to a select […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
‘Vajpayee had a large heart with a special corner for Odisha’

Bhubaneswar: The death of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee is a national loss as much as a personal loss, said Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today while paying tributes to the departed soul at an all-party & public prayer meeting held in Bhubaneswar. Naveen remembered the iconic leader saying that he always had a […]

  • Friday, 18 June 2021
Op-Ed: Vajpayee: A Colossus Among Pygmies

It has been a long-standing Indian tradition not to speak ill of the dead, no matter how unsavoury some of the deeds of the person in his lifetime were. So, let us discount all that has been said about Atal Bihari Vajpayee since he breathed his last at AIIMS, New Delhi at 5.05 pm on […]

  • Thursday, 10 June 2021
Why shouldn't Modi get credit for Balakot strike, asks Rajnath

Ahmedabad: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh Saturday asked if former prime minister Indira Gandhi can be credited for dividing Pakistan, why shouldn’t Prime Minister Narendra Modi get the credit for the Balakot air strike. Singh was addressing a rally here in support of BJP president Amit Shah, who will file his nomination from Gandhinagar Lok […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Only Vajpayee formula will work in Kashmir: Modi

New Delhi: Only former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s formula of “Insaniyat, Kashmiriyat and Jamooriyat” will work in Jammu and Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday. In an interview to Aaj Tak Hindi news channel, Modi said: “We have an understanding of Jammu and Kashmir and we did not require the experience of […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021